Radek K. LUČAN

 

Contact information:

RNDr. Radek K. Lučan, Ph.D.

Phone: +420221951851

Fax: +420221951841

E-mail: lucanr@natur.cuni.cz

Room: 224

 

Research interests:

Population ecology of bats; biogeography of Western Palearctic bats; forest dwelling bat communities; bats of Eastern Mediterranean; bat conservation in the Czech Republic. Bird ecology.

 

Current projects:

Evolutionary biogeography of a fruit-bat, Rousettus aegyptiacus, in the Mediterranean region;  Population ecology of Daubenton’s bat; Ecology of cryptic whiskered bats (Myotis alcathoe, Myotis mystacinus and Myotis brandtii); Bats of Eastern Mediterranean. Migratory routes of Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) populations from Central Europe.

 

Lectures:

 

Selected papers:

ŠEVČÍK, M., BENDA, P., LUČAN, R.K. 2013. Diptera Pupipara from bats of two large eastern Mediterranean islands, Crete and Cyprus. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 37:31–37. PDF

 

LUČAN, R.K., WEISER, M., HANÁK, V. 2013. Contrasting effects of climate change on the timing of reproduction and reproductive success of a temperate insectivorous bat. Journal of Zoology, 290: 151–159. PDF

 

LUČAN, R.K., ŠÁLEK, M. 2013. Observation of successful mobbing of an insectivorous bat, Taphozous nudiventris (Emballonuridae), on an avian predator, Tyto alba (Tytonidae). Mammalia, 77: 235–236. PDF

 

BILGIN, R., GÜRÜN, K., MARACI, Ö., FURMAN, A., HULVA, P., CORAMAN, E., LUČAN, R.K., BARTONIČKA, T., HORÁČEK, I. 2012. Syntopic occurrence in Turkey supports separate species status for Miniopterus schreibersii schreibersii and M. schreibersii pallidus (Mammalia: Chiroptera). Acta Chiropterologica, 14: 279–89. PDF

 

LUČAN, R.K., MOKRYCKI, M. 2012. A house-dwelling maternity colony of Nyctalus leisleri: first record from the Czech Republic. Vespertilio, 16: 191–195. PDF

 

QUETGLAS, J., BALVÍN, O., LUČAN, R.K., BENDA, P. 2012. First records of the bat bug Cacodmus vicinus (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) from Europe and further data on its distribution. Vespertilio, 16: 243–248. PDF

 

LUČAN R. K., BENDA P., REITER A., ZIMA J. JR. (2011). Reliability of field determination in three cryptic whiskered bats (Myotis alcathoe, M. mystacinus, M. brandtii) and basic biometric characters: evidence from the Czech Republic. Vespertilio, 15, 55–62. PDF

 

BENDA P., ABI-SAID M., BARTONIČKA T., BILGIN R., FAIZOLAHI K., LUČAN R. K., NIKOLAOU H., REITER A., SHOHDI W.M., UHRIN M., HORÁČEK I. (2011). Rousettus aegyptiacus (Pteropodidae) in the Palaearctic: list of records and revision of the distribution range. Vespertilio, 15, 3–36. PDF

 

LUČAN R. K., HANÁK V. (2011). Population ecology of Myotis daubentonii (Mammalia: Chiroptera) in South Bohemia: summary of two long-term studies: 1968–1984 and 1999–2009. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., 75, 67–85. PDF

 

LUČAN R. K., HANÁK V. (2011). Population structure of Daubenton’s bats is responding to microclimate of anthropogenic roosts. Biologia, 66, 690–695. PDF

 

BENDA P., LUČAN R. K., OBUCH J., REITER A., ANDREAS M., BAČKOR P., BOHNENSTENGEL T., EID E.K., ŠEVČÍK M., VALLO P., AMR Z. (2010). Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. Part 8. Bats of Jordan: fauna, ecology, echolocation, ectoparasites. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., 74, 185–353. PDF

 

REITER A., BARTONIČKA T., LUČAN R. K., ŘEHÁK Z. (2010). New records of Hypsugo savii in the Czech Republic. Vespertilio, 13–14, 121–125. PDF

 

LUČAN R. K., HANÁK V. (2010). Bats in tree cavities: a long term study 1968–2007. Pp. 311 – 312 in Horáček I. & M. Uhrin (eds.). A tribute to bats. Lesnická práce, Kostelec nad Černými lesy. PDF

 

LUČAN R. K., RADIL J. (2010). Variability of foraging and roosting activities in adult females of Daubenton’s bat (Myotis daubentonii) in different seasons. Biologia, 65, 1072–1080. PDF

 

MARTÍNKOVÁ N., BAČKOR P., BARTONIČKA T., BLAŽKOVÁ P., ČERVENÝ J., FALTEISEK L., GAISLER J., HANZAL V., HORÁČEK D., HUBÁLEK Z., JAHELKOVÁ H., KOLAŘÍK M., KORYTÁR L., KUBÁTOVÁ A., LEHOTSKÁ B., LEHOTSKÝ R., LUČAN R. K., MÁJEK O., MATĚJŮ J., ŘEHÁK Z., ŠAFÁŘ J., TÁJEK P., TKADLEC E., UHRIN M., WAGNER J., WEINFURTOVÁ D., ZIMA J., ZUKAL J., HORÁČEK I. 2010. Increasing Incidence of Geomyces destructans Fungus in Bats from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. PLoS ONE, 5(11), e13853. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013853

 

LUČAN, R. K. (2009). Effect of colony size and reproductive period on the emergence behaviour of a maternity colony of Daubenton’s Bat (Myotis daubentonii) occupying an artificial roost (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). Lynx, n.s., 40, 71–81. PDF

 

LUČAN, R. K., HANÁK, V., HORÁČEK, I. (2009). Long-term re-use of tree roosts by European forest bats. Forest Ecology and Management, 258, 1301-1306. PDF

 

HORÁČEK, I., BENDA, P., SADEK, R., KARKABI, S., ABI-SAID, M., LUČAN, R. K., UHRIN, M., BOU JAOUDE, I., KARANOUH, R., AKIL, S. 2009. Bat census in Lebanese caves 2008 & 2009. Al-Ouat’ Ouate, 15, 70–73.

 

LUČAN, R. K., ANDREAS, M., BENDA, P., BARTONIČKA, T., BŘEZINO, T., HOFFMANNOVÁ, A., HULOVÁ, Š., HULVA, P., NECKÁŘOVÁ, J., REITER, A. ,SVAČINA, T., ŠÁLEK, M., HORÁČEK, I. (2009). Alcathoe bat (Myotis alcathoe) in the Czech Republic: distributional status, roosting and feeding ecology. Acta Chiropterologica, 11, 61-69. PDF

 

HORÁČEK I., BENDA P., SADEK R., KARKABI S., ABI-SAID M., LUČAN R. K., HULVA P., KARANOUH R. 2008. Bats of Lebanon: state of knowledge and perspectives. Al-Ouat’ Ouate, 14, 52–67. 

 

BENDA, P., DIETZ, C., ANDREAS, M., HOTOVÝ, J., LUČAN, R. K., Mal, A., Meakin, K., TRUSCOTT, J., VALLO, P. (2008). Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. Part 6. Bats of Sinai (Egypt) with some taxonomic, ecological and echolocation data on that fauna. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., 72, 1-103. PDF

 

LUČAN R. K., HORÁČEK I., HULVA P., BENDA P. (2007). První doklad rozmnožování netopýra pobřežního (Myotis dasycneme) v České republice a další letní nález netopýra východního (Myotis blythii) na jihovýchodní Moravě. [First evidence of reproduction of the Pond Bat (Myotis dasycneme) in the Czech Republic and a new summer record of the Lesser Mouse-eared Bat (Myotis blythii) in southwestern Moravia (Czech Republic), in Czech with English abstract]. Lynx (n.s.)., 38, 125–129. PDF

 

LUČAN R. K. (2007). New findings of the Northern Bat (Eptesicus nilssonii) in Romania. Lynx (n.s.), 38: 123 – 124. PDF

 

LUČAN R. K., BÜRGER P., HANÁK V. (2007). Netopýři (Chiroptera) Českobudějovicka. [Bats (Chiroptera) of Českobudějovicko region, in Czech with English summary]. Vespertilio, 11, 65–102. PDF

 

BENDA, P., HANÁK, V., HORÁČEK, I., HULVA, P., LUČAN, R. K., RUEDI, M. (2007). Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the Eastern Mediterranean. Part 5. Bat fauna of Cyprus: review of records with confirmation of six species new for the island and description of a new subspecies. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., 71, 71-130. PDF

 

BENDA, P., ANDREAS, M., KOCK, D., LUČAN, R. K., MUNCLINGER, P., NOVÁ, P., OBUCH, J., OCHMAN, K., REITER, K., UHRIN, M., WEINFURTOVÁ, D. (2006). Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the Eastern Mediterranean. Part 4. Bat fauna of Syria: distribution, systematics, ecology. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., 70, 1-329. PDF

 

LUČAN, R. K. (2006). Relationships between parasitic mite Spinturnix andegavinus (Acari: Spinturnicidae) and its bat host, Myotis daubentonii (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae): seasonal, sex– and age–related variation in infestation and possible impact of parasite on the host condition and roosting behaviour. Folia Parasitologica, 53, 147-152. PDF

 

LUČAN, R. K. (2006). První nález vrápence malého (Rhinolophus hipposideros) v Českobudějovické pánvi. [First finding of the Lesser Horshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros) in Ceskobudejovicka basin, in Czech with English abstract]. Vespertilio, 9–10, 227–228. PDF

HANÁK V., JAHELKOVÁ H., LUČAN R. K. (2006). Netopýři (Chiroptera) CHKO Třeboňsko. [Bats (Chiroptera) of the Třeboňsko Protected Landscape Area, Southern Bohemia, in Czech with English summary]. Vespertilio, 9–10, 87–125. PDF

LUČAN R. K. (2004). Sezónní dynamika aktivity a biotopové preference společenstva netopýrů Českobudějovické pánve. [Seasonal dynamics in activity and habitat use of a bat community in the Českobudějovicka panev basin (S Bohemia), in Czech with English summary]. Vespertilio, 8, 69–97. PDF


HANÁK V., SUCHOMELOVÁ E., CEPÁK J., LUČAN R. (2002). Současné poznatky o savčí fauně Novohradských hor. In: Papáček M. (ed.): Biodiversita a přírodní podmínky Novohradských hor. Jihočeská univerzita a Entomologický ústav AV ČR, 10.-11.2.2002, pp. 279–282.


LUČAN R., JIROUŠ M. (2001). Netopýři zimující v důlním díle Hosín – Orty. [Bat hibernaculum Hosín-Orty, S-Bohemia, in Czech with English abstract). Vespertilio, 5, 171. PDF


LUČAN R., SVAČINA T. (2001). Přehled zimovišť netopýrů v Hostýnských vrších a jejich předhůří [Bat hibernacula in the Hostýnské vrchy Hills and its foothills, in Czech]. Vespertilio, 5, 173–174. PDF


LUČAN R. (2000). Netopýři Hostýnských vrchů. [Bats of the Hostýnské vrchy Mts., in Czech with English abstract]. Vespertilio, 4, 111–116. PDF


JAHELKOVÁ H., LUČAN R., HANÁK V. (2000). Nové poznatky o netopýru parkovém (Pipistrellus nathusii) v jižních Čechách. [New data on Nathusius’ Pipistrelle in Southern Bohemia, in Czech with English abstract]. Lynx, 31, 41–51.